AILET 2023: Exam Dates (Out), Application Form (Out), Fees, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

All India Law Entrance Test 2023 ( AILET )

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AILET 2023 Exam - The application process of AILET 2023 is open now.. The National Law University, Delhi released the application form on September 7, and candidates can apply on the official website - The last date of application for AILET 2023 is November 15, 2022. Candidates should check the eligibility criteria of AILET 2023 for their respective course i.e. BA LLB, LLM, or PhD before filling up the application form. The admission notification for AILET 2023 was released on September 2. The law entrance exam for NLU Delhi BA LLB and LLM admissions 2023 will be held on December 11, 2022. AILET 2023 application form will be available from September 7 onwards. AILET 2023 notification, application link and exam dates has been published on the official website. . Candidates can check here all about AILET 2023 eligibility, application process, exam pattern, test centres and other details on this page below.

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What's New in AILET?

From AILET 2022 onwards, NLU Delhi has removed two sections from AILET exam pattern i.e. Elementary Mathematics and Legal Aptitude. Therefore, the AILET question paper will be based on three subjects - English Language, Logical Reasoning, and Current Affairs and General Knowlege. The sectional weightage for AILET exam has changed as well. 

Latest Update: 

What is AILET?

All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) is conducted by National Law University, Delhi (NLU Delhi) for admission undergraduate (UG), postgraduate (PG) and doctorate (PhD) level law courses. This is a national-level entrance exam conducted for admission in law programmes at NLU Delhi only. The exam is held in a pen-paper based test from 10:00 am to 11:30 am. 

Note: No other entrance exam is accepted for NLU Delhi admissions.

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AILET Highlights 2023

Get a quick look at the key features of AILET 2023 as mentioned in the table below:

Exam Features Details
Exam Name All India Law Entrance Test
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam fees INR 3,500 for General/ OBC category and INR 1,500 for SC/ ST/ PWD category
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Exam Purpose
Admission to BA LLB (Hons), LLM and PhD courses offered at NLU Delhi
Seat Intake through AILET 
BA LLB (Hons.) seats - 110, LLM seats - 70, and PhD seats - 18 
Direct admission based on merit
BA LLB - 10 (5 seats each for Foreign Nationals and OCI/PIO).   
LLM - 10 (5 seats each for Foreign Nationals and OCI/PIO).   
PhD - 2 (direct admission to Foreign Nationals on merit of Research Proposals)
Note: Foreign Nationals/OCI/PIO are exempted from AILET.
Accepting Colleges
Helpdesk number 
Helpdesk email
Official Website

AILET Eligibility Criteria 2023

NLU Delhi will shortlist only eligible candidates, therefore, those seeking admission at NLU Delhi through AILET must check the eligibility criteria as mentioned below: 

AILET Courses

Eligibility Criteria

BA LLB (Hons)

  • 10+2 or equivalent examination with minimum 45% aggregate marks (40% in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disabilities)
  • Candidates appearing for their 10+2 exam may also apply


  • LLB or equivalent degree with minimum 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST/Persons with Disabilities)
  • Candidates appearing for their final year LLB examination are also eligible to apply 


  • LL.M. or an equivalent law degree with 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/ Persons with Disabilities). 

AILET Exam Dates 2023

NLU Delhi will announce AILET exam dates 2023 in November tentatively. Check here the expected timeline of events in the table below:

AILET Events


AILET exam date notification


Online applications 


Last date to fill the form


Application fee payment


Application correction window

November 2022

Admit cards


AILET exam


Answer key

11-Dec-2022 to 12-Dec-2022

Final Answer Key 

December 2022

Result for BA LLB (Hons) and LLM

December 2022


January 2023

AILET Admission Process 2023

The admission process of NLU Delhi through AILET exam includes the following steps:

Step 1: Online Registration

Candidates need to register online on the official website of NLU Delhi - and fill all the required details in the application form, upload prescribed documents and pay exam fee. The application form for AILET can be submitted in online mode only.  

Step 2: AILET Admit Card

NLU Delhi issues admit cards to candidates who successfully register for the exam. Candidates have to carry the AILET admit card on exam day. Any candidate carrying the admit card is not allowed to appear for the exam. 

Step 3: AILET Exam - Candidates have to appear for AILET at the allotted test centre as mentioned on the admit card. They should report at the test centres at least an hour before the examination. 

Step 4: Result Declaration - NLU Delhi usually announces AILET results within a month after conducting the examination. The scorecards of candidates qualifying the examination mention their All India Ranks (AIRs), sectional scores as well as overall scores. 

Step 5: Counselling - The university conducts AILET counselling on the basis of the rank list released at the time of result. In the counselling session, qualifying candidates are allotted seats in their respective law courses based on merit. 

AILET Exam Pattern 2023 (Updated)

In 2022, the exam pattern and syllabus of AILET 2023 were modified for the BA LLB and LLM programs. The AILET question paper for BA LLB (Hons) now have three sections as the Mathematics and Legal Reasoning subjects have been removed. This impacted the sectional-weightage but the overall scores remains the same. Now, the Logical Reasoning section with 70 marks carries the maximum weightage, followed by the English Language with 50 marks, and Current Affairs & GL section with 30 marks.

The BA LLB pape contains a total of 150 multiple-choice questions (carrying 1 mark per questions). Candidates must refer to the updated AILET syllabus 2023 to prepare for the exam.

AILET New Syllabus 2023: BA LLB 

After the changes modified syllabus of AILET 2023 for BA LLB below for exam preparation. 


Questions per section according to new pattern

English Language

50 questions

Current Affairs & General Knowledge

30 questions 

Logical Reasoning

70 questions 

Total 150

AILET New Syllabus 2023: LLM Course 

The new syllabus for AILET LLM entrance exam is as under:

Type of Questions


Type of question

Number of questions

Section A

Part 1

Multiple-choice questions


Part 2

Multiple-choice questions


Section B

The question paper will have eight to ten questions from different branches of law.

The candidates will have to answer any two (2) 

Note: The Descriptive section will be evaluated only if the candidates is shortlisted based on their Section A scores.

Descriptive questions






Read the detailed changes to AILET syllabus 2023, including weightage and tie-breaker rule.

AILET Sample Papers

Candidates preparing for AILET 2023 must solve AILET sample papers and previous years' question papers. By Attempting AILET question papers, candidates can benefit in the following ways:

  • Know important topics for the exam
  • Improve time management skills
  • Understand the difficulty level of the exam
  • Understand the type of questions asked in the exam 
  • Gain confidence 

AILET Preparation Plan 2023

Candidates must be in full swing with AILET 2023 preparation. Having a exam preparation strategy ease things up, therefore, here are some AILET preparation tips 2023 that will help you crack the exam:

  • Keep a good understanding of exam pattern and syllabus
  • Obtain the right study material including books and sample papers  
  • Develop a habit of reading newspapers daily
  • Make a thorough study plan and stick to it
  • Take as many mock tests as possible
  • Attempt as many previous year AILET question papers as possible

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Best Books for AILET 2023 Preparation

AILET Courses and Seat Intake 2023

Check the table below for courses offered at NLU Delhi on basis of AILET scores: 

Law Courses Offered at NLU Delhi

Seat Intake through AILET 2023

BA LLB (Honours)


Master of Law (LLM)


PhD 18

NLU Delhi Fee Structure 

Check out the NLU Delhi fee structure for BA LLB course below:

NLU Fees Components 

BA LLB Fees for Indian Nationals (in INR )

Tuition fee 85,000
Campus development fund fees 5,000 (one time)
Admission fee 2,500 (one time)
Student Welfare fund 2,500
SBC fund 2,500
Examination fee 3,000
Reading material fee 2,500
Library fee 2,500
Internet fee 5,000
Electricity charges 12,000
Sports and games facilities fees 3,000
Journals fees 2,500
Moot courts, seminars, workshops etc. 5,000
Room rent/ hostel fee 18,000
Hostel facilities fee 20,000
Library deposit  5,000 (one time)
Hostel deposit 5,000 (one time)
Mess deposit  5,000 (one time)
Total  1,86,000


AILET Exam Day Guidelines 2023

On the day of the exam, it is important for candidates to adhere to some guidelines so that they do not have to go through any hassle at the last minute. Check out some important AILET 2022 exam day guidelines below.

Important AILET documents & items

Candidates must ensure that they are carrying the below-mentioned documents and things to the allotted AILET exam centre:

  • Admit card
  • Valid and original photo ID proof such as PAN Card, Aadhaar Card, Driving Licence, Passport, etc. 
  • Passport-size photo (preferably the one used in AILET application form)
  • Black/blue ball point pen
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Transparent water bottle
  • Face mask

While it is important to carry the aforementioned documents and items, candidates must also keep in mind not to carry the below-mentioned things inside the test centre:

  • Books or any other study material
  • Any electronic device such as calculator or smart watch
  • Any eatable 

Reporting time

Candidates must reach the allotted AILET centre at least one hour before the commencement of the exam. While at the centre, candidates must follow all social distancing guidelines and also adhere to what the exam centre authorities instruct.

Also Read: AILET 2022 Exam Day Guidelines, Schedule & COVID-19 Instructions

AILET Exam Centres 2023

The exact AILET centre details will be shared in the admission notification only. Candidates can check below the list of cities for AILET exam centres as included every year:

AILET Test Cities 2023








Greater Noida















AILET Exam Analysis

AILET 2022 exam analysis is now available as the exam has been conducted on June 26 from 10 am to 11:30 am. According to the test-takers, the question paper this year was difficult, lengthy, and unexpected. Here's what the candidates who took the exam at Delhi test centre have to say:

The AILET 2021 exam was held on July 30 from 2:00-3:30 PM. Majority of the candidates found the AILET 2022 exam easier as compared to previous years' exams. The exam was also easier as compared to CLAT. Here is the section-wise difficulty level of the exam as per the feedback received from students:

AILET Sections

Difficulty Level

English including Comprehension


General Knowledge 

Easy to Moderate

Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)

Easy to Moderate

Legal Aptitude


Logical Reasoning

Easy to Moderate

Overall Easy to Moderate
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Colleges accepting AILET scores

Besides NLU Delhi, various other private law colleges also accept AILET scores for admission in the law programmes offered by them. Some such colleges are listed below:

Colleges accepting AILET Courses offered
School of Law, Ansal University BA LLB, LLB, LLM, PhD in Law
The NorthCap University BA LLB (Hons.)
SAGE University BA LLB, BBA LLB (Hons.), LLB, LLM
ISME Law College BBA LLB


AILET 2023 Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When will AILET 2023 exam be held? 

A: AILET 2023 will be held on December 11, 2022 as per the latest notification. The exam date for AILET 2023 has been shared on September 1, and the application form will be available from September 7.
Q. When can I apply for AILET 2022?
A: The application form of AILET 2022 has opened on January 17, 2022. The last date to fill the AILET 2022 application form is May 25, 2022.

Q: Is AILET tougher than CLAT?

A: Yes, the difficulty level of AILET is usually higher than CLAT. Also Read: Difference between CLAT and AILET exams

Q: When will AILET 2023 admit card be released?

A: The AILET admit card 2023 will be released on November 22. Generally, the admit card of AILET exam is generally issued to candidates after they rectify errors in the application form.

Q: When is the last date for submission of AILET application form 2023?

A: The application form of AILET 2023 will be available November 15, 2022. 

Q: How to apply for AILET exam?

A: Candidates could apply for AILET 2023 in online mode on the official website of NLU Delhi. 

Q: Is AILET an important exam to take for law admissions?

A: Yes, for candidates seeking admission in one of the top law schools in India i.e. NLU Delhi, it is important to appear for the AILET exam.

Q: Is AILET conducted in online or offline mode?

A: The law entrance exam is conducted in offline mode, that is, candidates get the question paper and they have to mark their responses on the OMR sheet. 

Q: Is there any age limit to apply for AILET exam?

A: No, NLU Delhi has not prescribed any lower or upper age limit for admissions to its law courses. 

Q: Is there any negative marking in AILET? 

A: Yes, for each wrong attempt 0.25 marks are deducted from the total score. One mark is allotted for each correct answer

Q: What is a good score in AILET?

A: A good score for AILET as per last year's cut off marks for each category are as under: 
  • General - 93.25 marks
  • Scheduled Caste - 59.75 marks
  • Scheduled Tribe - 58.5 marks
  • Persons with Disabilities - 64 marks
  • Kashmiri Migrant - 35.25 marks
  • Residents of Jammu and Kashmir - 54.25 marks

Q: How many seats are offered through AILET?

A: There are over 200 seats available for admission at NLU Delhi. Out of this, 123 seats are available for BA LLB and 81 seats are available for LLM courses.

Q: Can I take admission at NLU Delhi based on CLAT score?

A: No, NLU Delhi accepts admission in UG and PG law degree courses only through AILET exam. 

AILET 2023 Contact Information


NLU Delhi
Sector-14, Dwarka,
New Delhi-110078

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